b. 1991, South Africa

Luyanda Zindela Biography

Luyanda Zindela was born in 1991 in Durban, South Africa, where he obtained a BTech Fine Art Degree in 2012 and Masters in Fine Art in 2019, both at the Durban University of Technology. He currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. He was the recipient of the ABSA L'atelier Art Competition Merit Award in 2014 and became a fellow of the Ampersand Foundation's artist's-in-residency programme in New York in 2015. Zindela received the Runners Up Prize for the Sasol New Signatures art competition in 2019.

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Zindela presented a solo booth with SMAC Gallery at the 2022 Investec Cape Town Art Fair, in Cape Town, South Africa. In 2021 the artist presented his first solo show at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa titled Abangani bami - Izithombe zami. In the same year, he was included in Black Luminosity, a group exhibition curated by external curator, Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa.

Zindela has curated a number of group exhibitions locally, most notably the A Change in the Narrative: group exhibition of Gerard Sekoto Award winners at the Absa Bank Gallery in Johannesburg in 2017 as well as An_unfurling, a Young Artists Project exhibition conducted in 2020 by the KwaZulu Natal Society of Arts in Durban.

Zindela has also co-written an article entitled, Virtual Monuments: A full dome project presented at the AVANCA international conference on cinema, art technology and communication in 2020.

Text courtesy SMAC Gallery.

Luyanda Zindela Featured Artworks

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Lalela. Ngingakunikeza imali yokuthenga awakho amahewu, kodwa ngeke ngikwazi ukuk'nikeza awami. by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela "Lalela. Ngingakunikeza imali yokuthenga awakho amahewu, kodwa ngeke ngikwazi ukuk'nikeza awami.", 2020 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
100 x 120 cm
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Cha. Qedela lokhu obufuna ukusho. by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela "Cha. Qedela lokhu obufuna ukusho.", 2020 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
120 x 100 cm
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Ingabe usuqedile by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela Ingabe usuqedile, 2020 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
100 x 120 cm
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Esela Iti by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela Esela Iti, 2020 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
120 x 100 cm
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Ngikhathele. Ngicela ukhulume into ecacile by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela "Ngikhathele. Ngicela ukhulume into ecacile", 2021 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
200 x 120 cm
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I'm a fun time by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela "I'm a fun time", 2021 Acrylic Paint Marker & Graphite on Pine Board
170 x 100 cm
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Ngizokuthandazela (I will pray for you) by Luyanda Zindela contemporary artwork painting, drawing
Luyanda Zindela "Ngizokuthandazela" (I will pray for you), 2021 Acrylic Paint Marker on Pine Board
200 x 130 cm
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Luyanda Zindela Recent Exhibitions

Luyanda Zindela Represented By

SMAC Gallery contemporary art gallery in Cape Town, South Africa
SMAC Gallery Cape Town, Johannesburg, Stellenbosch
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